An Air Force investigation says a Predator drone crashed into a runway at Creech Air Force Base because of a low-level wind shear and pilot error.
New photos confirm that the VA used a camera concealed in a wall clock as recently as August to monitor staff confrontations, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
Seventy years after he was wounded and became a prisoner of war in a mass surrender to Nazi forces during the Battle of the Bulge, Alan Dunbar of Las Vegas credits Gen. George S. Patton’s son-in-law, Lt. Col. John K. Waters, with saving his life.
Family Court Judge William Potter responded Thursday to an allegation that he discriminated against a lesbian mother being deployed to Cuba. “Obviously I don’t have a problem with her being gay because I gave her custody,” the judge said.
The lesbian mother of a 7-year-old boy is appealing to the Nevada Supreme Court to keep her son in Las Vegas during her four-month deployment to Cuba.
A casino-resort that for 30 years has anchored much of the Indian Springs economy around Creech Air Force Base closed its doors this month to make way for an anti-terrorist security buffer at the airfield where overseas drone combat operations are controlled.
When family and friends gather Saturday for David Holmes’ memorial service they will remember him for the things he loved and his patriotic service to his country, his wife, Barbara Holmes, said Friday.
An 88-year-old former Air Force flight nurse and her 86-year-old husband, a former Air Force pilot, were given a special treat for their service to the nation last week — a free ride in a 1942 Stearman biplane above Boulder City.
Nearly 50 years ago to the day, Army tank officer Eugene Scott vowed he would never visit Las Vegas because the big hotels didn’t serve African-Americans. But on Friday he and his wife broke his self-imposed boycott, and both are glad he did.